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Oct 27, 2011 7:00pm EDT
stronger after going diving. kind of completely blew us out of the water. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. if you were looking for the day the economy began to rise, today could be a contender. the government told us that growth accelerated in the third quarter-- and have a look at the trend. growth in the first quarter was 0.4%. in the second quarter, 1.3%. and today's number 2.5%. that's still weak, but there is a hint of momentum. earlier today, the europeans worked out a plan to contain their debt crisis and that sent markets surging. for october, the dow is up more than 11%-- on track for its largest one-month percentage gain in 25 years which brings us to our favorite picture of the day: a man on a german trading floor. too much optimism in that face? maybe. 14 million americans are still out of work. so we turn for perspective to anthony mason at the new york stock exchange. anthony? >> reporter: that huge rally this month, scott, has pushed stocks into positive territory for the year. the 2.5% growth in
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
wall street protests in manhattan since the begin. >> the cold weather will in some ways help us find out who's actually serious about this movement. >> reporter: ellis roberts has been here for a month. >> sleeping bags are illegal in the park. so if they enforce that, we're going to cut arm holes in them and call them jackets. >> reporter: the cold is one of a growing list of problems for the occupy movement. dozens were arrested as protester camps were cleared in nashville and san diego. both cities cited rising police overtime costs and concerns about sanitation and safety. protesters in new york took cell phone video as the fire department confiscated their six generators, pulling the plug on lights, hot plates, cell phone chargers, and laptops. but stacey tsortzatzos hopes the inconveniences keep coming. >> just when things started getting better we had the situation with the occupy wall street happen which actually killed our business. >> reporter: her sandwich shop is across the street from the occupy wall street camp. how much of your business has dropped off? >> i have to sa
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
receding. the drawdown in iraq allowed us to refocus our fight against al qaeda and achieve major victories against its leadership, including osama bin laden. >> reporter: he ordered the missions that killed osama bin laden in may and al qaeda propagandist and plotter anwar al-awlaki in september. colonel qaddafi's death yesterday became a dramatic prelude to today's announcement. >> the united states is moving forward from a position of strength. the long war in iraq will come to an end by the end of this year. >> reporter: these victories will no doubt burnish his credentials as a world leader, as a president who can fight terrorism, but they may not help him win reelection next year when the issues of the campaign will be more likely focused on issues here at home like jobs. >> pelley: norah, thank you very much. we asked our research department to help us remember the costs of the iraq war. they tell us that american taxpayers have spent $805.5 billion. but more importantly, the human toll comes to iv,479 american dead. more than 32,000 americans wounded. also coming to an end tonight i
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00pm EDT
phonograph, jobs gave us a thousand songs in our pockets with the ipod. edison invented the motion picture camera. jobs revel electrocutionized movie making. edison gave us electric lights. jobs' computer iphones and ipads lit up our lives. john blackstone begins our coverage of steve jobs and his legacy. >> reporter: scott, here at apple's headquarters in cupertino, the flags are at half-staff, people are stopping to leave tributes. this place, silicon valley, was not just steve jobs' home, this is a place he helped to create and a police that helped to create him. steve jobs grew up here, the adopted son of parents of modest means. in true silicon valley style, he started apple computer in the family garage with his buddy steve wozniak. how young and naive we were in thinking out our original ideas. >> reporter: wozniak was the engineer, jobs was the one with the ideas, pushing to make a computer that would be easy, even fun to use. in 1981, long before most people even touched a computer, jobs somehow knew what it would take to make computers catch on. >> it's not going to happe
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
christie. dr. jon lapook tells us about a new study that links vitamin "e" to an increased risk of prostate cancer. and celia hatton on the search for the american dream in, of all places, china. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. tonight, the united states is accusing the iranian government of plotting to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the u.s. with a bombing attack on a restaurant here in america. one man who holds u.s. and iranian citizenship is under arrest, another suspect is at large. the justice department says the man in custody has confessed and identified iranian government officials who were involved. secretary of state hillary clinton says this "crosses a line an iran needs to be held accountable." iran has denied the allegations. we have a number of correspondents on this story tonight and we begin with bob orr. bob? >> reporter: scott, u.s. officials say it was an audacious murder for hire plot conceived, financed, and put into motion by officials inside the iranian government. the intended targe
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 6:30pm EDT
deeper into debt. dean reynolds tells us why some believe it will only get worse. and in a state with high unemployment, ben tracy on why there are thousands of jobs with no workers to fill them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. from the emerald city. at a time when there is so much anger in the streets of america over wall street greed and corporate corruption, we begin tonight with one of the biggest wall street insider trading cases ever. at a time when many americans were losing their 401(k)s, prosecutors say rajat gupta was leaking secret corporate information to a hedge fund tycoon so that that tycoon's fund wouldn't suffer the same fate. gupta was in a perfect position to do that inside the board rooms of some of the country's biggest corporations. the result, prosecutors say, was that the hedge fund made millions while ordinary americans got soaked. justice correspondent bob orr has our story. >> reporter: as a board more february proctor & gamble, and goldman sachs, rajat gupta regularly heard sensitive cor
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, drivers in the las vegas 300 are telling us tonight it was an accident waiting to happen and, of course it did. taking the life of one of the superstars of this sport-- 33-year-old dan wheldon. now many are asking questions about how it happened and whether it could have been averted. today at the indianapolis motor speedway where wheldon twice drove to victory in the indy 500 fans paid their respects. he leaves behind a wife and two small children. wheldon's father spoke to reporters earlier today. >> daniel was born to be a racer and left us doing what he loved to do. >> pelley: we asked bill whit dore look into the crash and tonight he is at the las vegas motor speedway. bill? >> reporter: scott, in the days before yesterday's race, some drivers had expressed concerns about the track speed here at the las vegas motor speedway and especially the high banks that allow drivers to maintain speeds above 200 miles per hour. >> looking for dan wheldon... >> reporter: just 11 laps into the race with cars packed four deep at speeds approaching 225 miles per hour, one car bumps another
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 6:30pm EDT
paraplegic was 32-year-old jimmy brown, paralyzed from the waist down. >> behind us there was almost a fight. in front of us people are yelling. "just bring the stairs, let us get off the plane." yelling at the pilot and airline attendants. >> reporter: under a new passengers' bill of rights, an airline can be fined the $27,500 per passenger for delays of more than three hours but fliersrights.org says the airport is also to blame. >> they should have been able to handle it. they're an international airport. all of their excuses are because they sent employees and customs home early. >> reporter: the last man off flight 504 agrees. >> i don't see why they couldn't use the stairs at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00. why did it take until 11:00 for me to get off the plane? >> reporter: in a statement, hartford's bradley international said its resources were stretched to the limit by the 23 diverted flights. jetblue blamed a confluence of events and said all passengers would receive full refunds. >> pelley: anthony, let me ask you the question we've been asking in the newsroom all day. why didn't they just rol
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 7:00pm EDT
-sustainable. we don't rely on the environment around us. >> reporter: they haveave food court, medical unit, and public a daily newspaper called "the occupied "wall street journal"." >> where are the jobs they have created? all they create is money for themselves. >> reporter: 69-year-old patricia walsh came from denver. she protested the democratic convention back in 1968. >> these kids are right on target about how our country has to change, and they have good heart. >> reporter: scott, by the look of it, it doesn't appear to be ending any time soon. and protesters say they will remain here at this small park through winter. >> pelley: thanks, michelle. the protests are spreading. there were demonstrations in more than a dozen cities, including boston, baltimore, chicago, denver, los angeles, san francisco, and seattle. in some places, there were only a few protesters, but in others, there were several thousands. in new york city, the police are trying to make sure the protests don't get out of hand as they have from time to time here in the europe. the n.y.p.d. is using a controversial c
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 5:30pm PDT
scott pelley. >> hill: good evening, scott will join us from afghanistan in just a moment. but we begin with campaign 2012 and a big shift in the republican presidential race. a cbs news poll out tonight shows mitt romney and herman cain are tied for the lead favored by 17% of republican primary voters. rick perry, as you can see, has slipped to third place. and it's beginning to look like the g.o.p. field may be set-- especially after new jersey governor chris christie's announcement today that he is not running. here's political correspondent jan crawford. >> new jersey, whether you like it or not, you're stuck with me. i with his signature straight talk, new jersey governor chris christie crushing the hopes of some republicans said today he will focus on his state, not a presidential campaign. >> now is not my time. i have a commitment to new jersey that i simply will not abandon. >> reporter: for months, christie's answer had been the same. >> i'm not going to be the republican candidate for president or vice president in 2012. you know, there's no chance. no chance, no way, no how.
CBS
Sep 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
strike, but that was never used. it was all part of a secret buildup which has occurred in and around yemen as that country emerged as home to one of al qaeda's most active branches. >> this is further proof that al qaeda and its affiliates will find no safe haven anywhere in the world. >> reporter: since the bin laden raid last may, the u.s. has killed seven other senior al qaeda operatives in pakistan, somalia and yemen. al-awlaki is number eight. >> schieffer: all right, david martin. because al-awlaki is a u.s. citizen, some civil rights groups and republican presidential candidate ron paul question the government's right to track him down and kill him without a trial. let's go now to bob orr, who will tell us what who al-awlaki was and what the government thought he did. bob? >> reporter: well, bob, in many ways we could say that anwar al- awlaki presented the greatest terror threat to the u.s., and that's why the charismatic american-born radical was right at the top of the government's hit list. in openly calling for death to americans last fall, anwar al- awlaki finally droppe
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 6:30pm EDT
mark strassmann to show us what it all means. >> reporter: liz betancourt is scared to leave the house in florence, alabama. >> i'm illegal. i'm not from here. >> reporter: her family moved from mexico to the u.s. when liz was an infant. she's now 19 but has never applied for citizenship or a green card. under the state's new law, if she's picked up by police, she could be deported and during that process-- which can take months-- there's no legal guaranty her daughter born in alabama and a u.s. citizen would stay with her. but the widespread perception among illegal immigrants is deportation would split families apart, although any deported parents would be allowed to take their children with them. >> we just came here to work. our parents, those that have children, they just come here to give their children a good education. >> reporter: even a routine trip to the store has many illegal immigrants here worried they'll end up getting arrested and in case they're deported, some parents are signing papers turning over the legal care of their kids to someone else. if betancourt's d
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. >> if all of us do that, which is the prudent thing to do, we can get exactly what you were trying to avoid. >> you talk yourself into a recession? >> yeah, it happens. >> reporter: the honeywell c.e.o. got a closeup look at the capitol's bitter politics when the president appointed him to his commission on fiscal reform last year. you gained an insight into washington that a lot of business leaders don't have. what did that show you? >> ( laughs ) i said to those guys more than once-- because we had good people in that commission. i told them "i don't know how you get your jobs done down here." because everything's ruled by what i called the three "hs." hysteria, histrionics and hyperbole. they take what should be a logical discussion and make it ridiculous. >> reporter: cote says it's up to washington to set the tone that will make businesses confident enough to hire again. >> we just argue. >> reporter: cote sees the economy headed for slow growth, not a recession, but says he can't afford to be wrong. >> pelley: so, anthony, what will it take to get david cote and others to sta
CBS
Oct 7, 2011 6:30pm EDT
elaine quijano to look into that for us. >> the hardest thing is watching your life unravel. >> reporter: matt stewart lost his radio job in raleigh three years ago. >> i'm sure i'm depressed i just don't know i am. >> reporter: his unemployment benefits ran out in april. >> i feel like a burden everyday, especially to my sister and brother-in-law. i mean... >> reporter: he's living in his sister's basement because he lost his home to foreclosure. this used to be your house? >> yes. >> reporter: this was his first time back. what are you thinking? >> a lot of tough memories. >> reporter: two million americans have been out of work for two years or more. the emotional toll can be as great as the financial cost. >> i think it's like a silent mental health epidemic that we have. >> reporter: carl van horn has studied the mental health of the unemployment. he's found 63% feel ashamed and half avoid contact with friends. >> the way that stress manifests itself is ways that not only hurt them and their families but also hurt their prospect, often for getting another job because th
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
official eed it to us, "it's hard to debate that we need to do much more." scott? >> pelley: bill, thank yo scott? >> pelley: bill, thank you. as bill mentioned, the power of the president's executive order reaches only a fraction of the people in need, and that leaves anout ten million americans asking, "what about me?" we asked wyatt andrews to answer that question. >> reporter: hundreds of pousands of struggling pmeowners might be helped by the president's mortgage plan, but ken lalonde is not one of them. fi qualifies in almost every vey, including the most important. >> never missed a payment. >> never missed a payment, never been late with payment. yment, neve: but here's the hold-up. ken's loan is held by the bank ld by tyork and not by fannie mae or freddie mac. at a time when lower interest rates could save him $2,500 a year, he says the bank has blocked his request to blocked hi yefinance. >> basically they've said, "we an't have a program for you." i don't apparently fit into this thogram either. and that's my dilemma thus far, is i keep running into a roadblock of this
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 7:00pm EDT
ground down as the latest final assault gains brutal momentum. an almost ceaseless attack using rockets, mortars and heavy machine guns has moved the front lines forward more in the last two days than even the attackers expected but with nowhere to run and no reason to expect mercy, the hard core of what's left of qaddafi's forces aren't giving up ground easily. reinforcements of former rebels and their "mad max" vehicles charged through gap in their protective role to head to the front lines stirred on by a sense of victory and a cry that is both call to arms and prayer. prayers they feel are answered when comrades in arms meet joyful each has survived to fight on. abdurraouf abdurraouf sadi, an oil field engineer turned fighter says he had no choice but to be here. >> this is the price of freedom. we've never known freedom before. >> reporter: for the time, the prize of surt is finally won there's not likely to be much left there but the value of surt is not material it's psychological, its fall will mean the actual end of qaddafi. not everyone in qaddafi's birthplace was loyal to him
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 6:30pm EDT
that they have heard more than enough. john blackstone shows us what happened next. >> reporter: riot squads confronted about 350 demonstrators in front of oakland's city hall. some resisted. in all 85 were arrested. by first light, the two-week-old occupy oakland settlement was empty and in ruins. >> it is so wrecked in there now. it is trashed. it was beautiful. >> reporter: the number of protestors is down to a few dozen but there's a huge presence of riot-equipped police. the remains of the occupy oakland camp site have been sealed off. the forceful crackdown was a surprise in a city where the mayor once backed the protestors saying democracy is mess messy but things got too messy with complaints of sanitation and safety. >> the issue is not whether we support the movement. the issue is the safety of the people who are staying overnight. >> reporter: across the country, city governments are losing patience with the makeshift settlements inspired by new york's occupy wall street demonstrations by has cost the city $5 million in police overtime. >> we will not be silenced. >>
CBS
Oct 20, 2011 6:30pm EDT
traveling with the ambulance drivers and told us about the scene. >> i couldn't see his face at first. he was bare-chested. there was some blood on his pants but i could tell that he looked dead and then i saw the top of his head there was blood and his hair which is like the signature of qaddafi the frizzy air. they were very excited and, of course you know, giving me the victory sign. they also at one point pulled out a boot that they said was colonel qaddafi's and were sort of holding it out the window. yeah, they were just ecstatic. >> pelley: there is jubilation in the libyan capital of tripoli tonight. reporter kitty logan is there now and kitty what have you been seeing? >> reporter: scenes of euphoria in the city today. it started when the first rumors came out that colonel qaddafi might have been captured with the honking of horns gunfire celebratory gunfire people shooting into the air. and when that news was confirmed, the city erupted. people here absolutely rapturous on the... hearing the news that colonel qaddafi was actually killed when the attempt to capture him
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. of the company: service has been fully restored. but as john blackstone tells us, the crash of 2011 might be a wakeup call. >> reporter: the hardware failure and the two-day backlog in e-mails that disabled blackberry service from the middle east to north america was a warning to a world that's become ever more dependent on always being connected. this man works on wall street. >> you realize how much you do rely on these mechanisms and just kind of pulling my hair out. >> reporter: 35% of american adults use smart phones like the blackberry or iphone. two-thirds even say they've slept with them. but while the old-fashioned land line phone system was built to virtually always work, hand-held devices have never been that dependable says tech analyst charles govin. >> we all live with sporadic outages. i won't say on a daily basis but it's not infrequent. >> reporter: that's a reason govin has cell phones from three different carriers to make sure he's never entirely disconnected. >> today we still use the phrase "to go online" but the truth is we don't go online, we are online. we li
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 7:00pm EDT
needs that kind of growth. >> reporter: and he's used his voice around the world to encourage job creation, but prosecutor says gupta, who appeared in court today,om openly flaunted security laws. inaise statement, his lawyer called the charges baseless, saying mr. gupta is innocent. he has always acted with honesty and integrity. tonight, gupta is free on it will $10 million bail after pleading not guilty. he's not accused of directly profiting from the inside information he allegedly passed on, but if convicted he faces 105 years in prison and millions in fines. >> pelley: thanks, bob. hedge fund manager raj rajaratnam was sentenced earlier this month to 11 years in prison, the longest term ever for an insider trading case. the biggest name in wall street fraud is bernie madoff, whose ponzi scheme robbed investors of $20 billion. madoff is in prison, and his family has been in seclusion until tonight. in a story for "60 minutes," morley safer sat down with madoff's wife, ruth, and his son, andrew. in the interview, andrew madoff recalls a time he received an envelope with surpri
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 7:00pm EDT
government that gave them safe haven. that has been done. but the taliban-- using pakistan as a base-- fights on. in a cbs news poll out tonight, we asked americans if the war has been mostly a success. 39% said yes, but 50% said no. we asked whether u.s. forces should be decreased and 62% said yes. there are about 90,000 u.s. troops here, and president obama intends to withdraw about a third of them by next summer. those troops have their hands full. this was a scene that we shot in kandahar province where americans were entering new taliban territory for the first time. u.s. casualties reached an all-time high over the summer. a nato conference in lisbon set 2014 as the date the u.s. will hand security back over to afghanistan. but tonight we're hearing that may not be the end of it. in an interview for "60 minutes", we sat down with the new commanding general for afghanistan, marine corps general john allen, and we asked him about the plan. >> well, the plan is to win. the plan is to be successful. and so while some folks might hear that we're departing in 2014 as a result of the
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 5:30pm PDT
ever thought it would and it's time to bring troops home. but the top u.s. commander tells us american forces will be in afghanistan for the foreseeable future. >> afghanistan is not going to be abandoned. >> pelley: we'll take you along with the 10th mountain division on their drive to oust the taliban. this piece of ground that you're building on now cost you what? >> 32 american soldiers. >> pelley: and she's free. an italian court overturns the murder conviction of american amanda knox. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley, reporting tonight from afghanistan. >> pelley: good evening. from forward operating base pasab. ten years ago this week, the u.s. went to war in afghanistan to root out the terrorists who attacked america and to top it will taliban government that gave them safe haven. that has been done. but the taliban-- using pakistan as a base-- fights on. in a cbs news poll out tonight, we asked americans if the war has been mostly a success. 39% said yes, but 50% said no. we asked whether u.s. forces should be decreased and
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
technology that was stylishly designed and easy to use. >> innovations really are driving the technology right into the strf our lives. >> what? jorz jobs was involve hd the movies too, hype the an i makes company, pixar which produced hit such as toy story. in 2009, after a six-mon medical leave from apple, jobs made an uncharacteristicly personal announcement. >> as some of you may know, about five months ago i had a liver transplant. so i'm vertical. i'm back at apple. loving every day of it. >> reporter: but in 2011 he took a second medical leave, though he didn't entirely leave work behind. he sat beside president obama at a dinner with silicon valley leaders. he appeared at an apple conference to promote a software update. and he turned up at a meeting of the cupertino city council to unveil plans for apple's ambitious new headquarters. >> i think we do have a shot at building the best office building in the world. >> reporter: in the summer of 2011 by stock market value, apple passed exxon to become the most valuable company in the world. even as his health deteriorated
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Oct 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
at 6:00. >> we'll see you then. thanks for watching us. scott pelly is coming up next. >> the latest news and weather is always on cbssf.com. after the crash that killed racing superstar dan wheldon, fans and other drivers are asking were there too many cars on the track? norah o'donnell is with the president on his "it's not a campaign tour" campaign tour. we asked the secretary of defense why u.s. troops are being sent into another war zone. did you have reason to believe that this part of central africa was becoming a haven for terrorism? and john blackstone on how the creator of the iphone and ipad inspired a generation of americans to say "i can." >> stay hungry, stay foolish. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, drivers in the las vegas 300 are telling us tonight it was an accident waiting to happen and, of course it did. taking the life of one of the superstars of this sport-- 33- year-old dan wheldon. now many are asking questions about how it happened and whether it could have been averted. today at the
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Oct 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
escalation of the iranian government's long-standing use of political violence and sponsorship of terrorism. >> reporter: secretary clinton said the plot was directed by elements of the iranian government, including the deadly quds force, an elite secret branch of the iranian military. it was a brazen murder-for-hire plot right out of a spy novel where an iranian-born u.s. citizen wanted to hire a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador. the details are so bizarre, some u.s. officials said it looked like the work of amateurs. >> i would be careful about calling this a sloppy operation or amateurish or cowboyish. >> reporter: michigan republican mike rogers chairs the house intelligence committee. he says in fact this was a sophisticated plot. was this a rogue actor or were the highest levels of the iranian government involved? >> i have a high degree of confidence that there were the highest echelons of the iranian government involved in this particular act. >> reporter: rogers said the u.s. goal must now be to encourage some reluctant members of the u.s. city council to
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Oct 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
lapook tells us why. and bob orr goes along with police on the trail of smugglers trafficking in something more profitable than drugs. >> this is becoming the new organized crime, the new prohibition. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the official word from the government won't come until tomorrow but we can tell you tonight that if you are one of the 55 million americans on social security you will be getting a raise in january. the first in three years. that's welcome news for retirees who the government says mostly rely on social security for a majority of their income and the raise comes at a time when seniors have seen prices go up while retirement nest eggs have shrunk and the value of homes has fallen. wyatt andrews tells us how much of a raise they'll be getting. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, this is an average but the social security raise we expect to be announced for next january will be around $38 a month. for the tens of millions of retirees who have had no cost of living raise for the last three years
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Oct 18, 2011 6:30pm EDT
has fallen. wyatt andrews tells us how much of a raise they'll be getting. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, this is an average but the social security raise we expect to be announced for next january will be around $38 a month. for the tens of millions of retirees who have had no cost of living raise for the last three years, it's real money and it's about time is when seniors heard the news in miami, this was the response. jose perez says the increase will help him pay his utility bill. >> with the increase in social security i will be able to have heat and cold whenever i need it. >> reporter: social security is expected to announce a cola-- a cost of living adjustment-- of around 3.5%. it's the first increase since 2009. seniors receiving the average benefit of $1,082 a month would receive an extra $37.84. for retirees dependent on social security, $38 a month can be a lifesaver. david asher counsels retirees at the center for jewish family services in los angeles. >> well, it can be a difference between food and rent. or between going to the doctor or cutting back on their prescription
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Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
attorney told us that if or when he is indicted, he will plead not guilty. >> pelley: thanks, michelle. president obama was notified of the alleged plot back in june. norah o'donnell is at the white house tonight. norah? >> reporter: scott, tonight a senior advisor to president obama tells me this is a dangerous escalation in iranian behavior. in fact, president obama's national security advisor tom donelan flew to saudi arabia two weeks ago to inform saudi king abdullah about this assassination attempt on one of his closest advisors and today the treasury department announced new financial sanctions against the islamic revolutionary guard corps. already, of course, the target of heavy sanctions because of their role in the nuclear program. now the u.s. government is targeting five individuals and freezing their assets. >> pelley: norah, thank you. as bob orr mentioned earlier, the plot was allegedly run by the secretive iranian military group called the quds force. we asked liz palmer in london to tell us more. liz? >> reporter: well, scott, the quds force is a sort of subdi
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